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Am J Med. 1994 Oct;97(4):390-3.

Pica, iron deficiency, and the medical history.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030.

Abstract

We describe two new forms of pica associated with iron deficiency and a new variant of a third. Previous reports on pica are tabulated. The value of a sympathetic, nonjudgmental approach to eliciting the medical history is emphasized.

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